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Improving Older People’s Lives Through Digital Technology and Practices / Hannah R. Marston, Charles Musselwhite

Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Volume: 7, Start page: 233372142110362

Swansea University Author: Charles Musselwhite

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The Aging and Technology special issue showcases twelve papers spanning a range and diversity of international scholarly research within the field of ageing and technology. The collection of papers demonstrates the positive impact technology can have on the lives of older people including improving...

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ISSN: 2333-7214 2333-7214
Published: SAGE Publications 2021
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